Engineering Student Success Center Faculty

JPEG ImageSamantha Corcoran, Engineering Educator
samantha.corcoran@wichita.edu (316) 978-6301

Degree: BS and MS, Wichita State University, Industrial Engineering

Ms. Samantha Corcoran received her MS from Wichita State University in industrial engineering. She is a Wallace Scholar alumna. Ms. Corcoran joins the faculty after serving on the WSU staff as an assistant dean and scholarship coordinator. Her areas of interest are interdisciplinary engineering studies, service learning, and leadership. She teaches Introduction to Technology and Innovation.  Ms. Corcoran enjoys teaching Bible history and geography to 1st-4th graders at her church and building with LEGO bricks with husband Ryan and 3-year old son Finn.


JPEG ImageChristopher Wyant, Engineering Educator
Engineering Assistant Affiliate Director Kansas PLTW
christopher.wyant@wichita.edu (316) 978-7689

Degree: B.Sc., Physics, Kansas State University, M.S., Science Education, University of Kansas, PhD candidate, Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University 

Christopher Wyant is an Engineering Educator in the Engineering Student Success Center. He also serves as  affiliate dIrector of Project Lead The Way, a statewide program that provides engineering curriculum to K12 schools. He previously taught PLTW, physics and math classes at Wichita's East High School. His research interests include engineering education and motivational factors in STEM performance. Mr. Wyant teachers Introduction to Technology and Science.   Mr. Wyant enjoys spending time with his wife and five kids, biking, and cutting edge science.